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Disability Savings Plan – FREE information sessions!

The Registered Disability Savings Plan can help you save for the future. If you or someone you know has a disability and is under 50 years old, find out how the Government of Canada can help, even if you don’t have money to contribute.  Register today to find out more and to request accommodation. English […]


Spring edition of Newsbreak is here!

Enjoy the Spring edition of NBACL’s quarterly newsletter, Newsbreak Inside this edition, you will find: eBook on Dual Diagnosis launched President’s message Measuring progress of persons with a disability Past President Ann Marie Tingley receives Sovereign’s Medal Ready, Willing and Able: Kent Distribution Centre recognizes the value of inclusive employment Meet NBACL ChangeMakers, the Cormier Family […]

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Open the E-Book – Intellectual Disability, Mental Health & Rights-Based Approaches

Intellectual Disability, Mental Health and Rights-Based Approaches Introduces definitions and historical context related to intellectual disability, mental health, advocacy and human rights. It is important for those working with individuals with ID to understand this population’s vulnerability to psychological stress and the development of mental health concerns. This module is designed to provide foundational information […]


New Brunswick Association for Community needs helps

Daily Gleaner, Saturday, March 5th, 2016 DG_030516_NBACL Needs Help


Engagement Survey

The New Brunswick Association for Community Living wants to hear from you!  We would like to know how you as individuals and families want to be connected to the organization and how you would like to receive communication regarding our programs and services. This is a short 8 question survey that takes approximately 5 minutes […]


“Shukran jazeelan!”

“Shukran jazeelan” is “Thanks a tonne” in Arabic (actually, it’s more like this: شكرا للطن). And that’s what we want to say to the hundreds of folks who turned out in Fredericton, Moncton and Saint John on Saturday, December 12 for our clothing drive in support of our soon-to-be-here Syrian newcomers. You donated, well, tonnes of […]


Fall edition of Newsbreak is here!

Enjoy the Fall edition of NBACL’s quarterly newsletter, Newsbreak Inside this edition, you will find: A future that’s bigger than the past President’s message Wage exemption policy NBACL was “a lifeboat” for Dixon family The rights of children in childcare Staff matters Meet NBACL ChangeMaker, Jeff White Ready, Willing and Able: increasing employment for persons with […]


Steve Laurie’s Attention to Detail Pays Off

Customers who rent vehicles from Discount Car and Truck Rentals in Fredericton can be certain that their rentals will be spotlessly clean. It takes a person with a talent for paying attention to detail to ensure that the vehicles are road-worthy. Steve Laurie is just that person. When I arrived at Discount to do the […]


Thank You to Second Cup

A big thank you goes out from NBACL to Judy and Dan Koncz, owners of Second Cup in Fredericton. To help NBACL thank our volunteers in the Fredericton area during National Volunteer Week, Second Cup donated a very generous amount of gift cards as a way for us to say “thank you”. Make sure to […]

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Local family recognized for their work with Best Buddies in Fredericton

ELIZABETH FRASER Fredericton Daily Gleaner Ethan Pyke has taught his mom, Theresa Pyke, a thing or two about air guitar. Over the years, he’s also taught her the importance of inclusion. On Friday night, Ethan Pyke and his family were recognized at the Champions of Inclusion Awards Celebration for their involvement with the Best Buddies […]


Willow Grove native is already a proven young leader

According to Tara Brinston, there are many up and coming leaders in the so-called ‘millennial’ generation. Willow Grove native is already a proven young leader JON MACNEILL Those who think millennials are a generation of uninspired slackers would do well to learn what’s happening in Digby, N.S., next week. “There was a big research study […]


Tara Brinston named Young Professional of the Year

Congratulations to Tara Brinston, who was recently named Young Professional of the Year by the Fredericton Region Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs (FRYPE). The New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) is fortunate to have Tara as part of our team, as Director of Programs. It takes a certain kind of person to choose a career […]


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